Definition of reassign verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    reassign

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈsaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈsaɪn//
     
    [often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reassign
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈsaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈsaɪn//
     
    he / she / it reassigns
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnz//
     
    past simple reassigned
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnd//
     
    past participle reassigned
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnd//
     
    -ing form reassigning
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈsaɪnɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1reassign somebody (to something) to give somebody a different duty, position or responsibility After his election defeat he was reassigned to the diplomatic service.
  2. 2reassign something (to somebody/something) to give something to a different person or organization; to change the status of something The case was reassigned to a different court.
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